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Viet Nam: Flood: 2004/10/05 Country Information on DRR

Period 2004/10/05
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Flood
Outline The death toll from flooding in Vietnam's southern Mekong Delta has claimed 27 lives, while another nine people were killed when heavy storms lashed the region, a disaster relief official said today.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Vietnam News Agency 2004/10/04
In the three provinces of Dong Thap, An Giang and Can Tho, 4,361 houses were inundated, forcing local people to evacuate urgently. Seventy-eight schools with 625 classrooms have had to close, affecting more than 17,400 pupils.

Vietnam News Agency 2004/10/19
Floods have claimed the lives of 35 people, including 30 children, in the Mekong delta this year.

Vietnam News Agency 2004/10/08
Floods had killed 19 people, including six children, in the Mekong Delta provinces of Dong Thap and An Giang by Thursday. 2004/10/12
Floods, storms kill 36 in Vietnam's Mekong Delta